Staff Accountant

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Direct Hire / Permanent
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 133509
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a leading private equity and venture capital to bring in a new Staff Accountant to their team. This person will come into a team with fully established processes and procedures. Extensive training will be provided as they would like this person to grow and get promoted! If you are looking for an opportunity with amazing growth potential at one of the top venture capital firms, please apply!

This role provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. You will work closely with senior accountants to support various accounting functions, contributing to the firm's continued success. The Staff Accountant will enjoy a hybrid work model with 3 days in our client’s downtown Chicago office.

Staff Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Owning month-end close processes like posting/reviewing journal entries, reconciling balance sheet accounts, preparing monthly financial statements and other accounting/finance responsibilities
  • Analyzing expenses and their drivers; preparing monthly accruals and accurately reporting on variances versus prior months and budgets
  • Approve vendor bills and expense reports to ensure they are recorded accurately and in accordance with budget

Staff Accountant Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 1+ years of experience in accounting 
  • Understanding of accounting principles, GAAP and internal controls
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in NetSuite is appreciated

If you are excited about the chance to gain experience in the private equity and venture capital industry while working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, please apply today!

Thank you,

Andrew Grossman
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.